Deltek Pulse: Architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) month in review, February 2016
The AEC market continues to build on its strong start to the year, as February saw a 20.8 percent increase in solicitations compared to January. This bodes well for vendors building their pipeline as the spring months ahead tend to bring even more procurement activity.
AEC procurement at the state level accounted for 30.8 percent of solicitations released in February, followed by cities (30.2%) and counties (15.4%). Colleges/universities released 9.1 percent of the month’s bids, while independent school districts released 7.9 percent. Special districts accounted for 6.4 percent of the nation’s AEC activity.
California bumped Texas out of the top spot for most AEC bids released. Texas landed in second, followed by Washington, Michigan and Virginia. The states with the fewest AEC solicitations include West Virginia, Montana, Nevada and Vermont.
- The Massachusetts Port Authority released a solicitation for the Development of the Massport Marine Terminal. Proposals are due by April 14.
- The city of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, released a solicitation for a Disaster Recovery-Streets Reconstruction Project. Proposals are due by April 7.
- The Texas Department of Transportation released a solicitation for Various Bridge Repairs. Proposals are due by April 5.
Major contract awards
- The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority awarded a $404 million contract to GCT Constructors for its East Side Access Project.
- The California Department of Transportation awarded Brosamer & Wall Inc. a $42.3 million contract for its 4-Lane Expressway Conversion.
- Berkeley County, South Carolina, awarded a $9.7 million contract to Landmark to provide Roadway Improvements.
New lead alerts
- The New York and New Jersey Port Authority budgets $494 million in its FY 2016 budget for World Trade Center Infrastructure Services.
- The University of North Carolina budgets $232.4 million for Comprehensive Renovations to Academic Buildings in its FY 2015-17 budget.
- The University of Colorado Denver budgets $60 million for an Engineering and Physical Sciences Building in its FY 2016-2020 capital improvement plan.
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